Israel Officials Admit to April Airbase Strikes on Syria
13 May, 2018, 09:25 | Author: Priscilla Morrison
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Thursday that Israel's air strikes against Iranian targets in Syria were "appropriate" because the Islamic Republic had "crossed a red line".
The European Union called reports about Iranian strikes against Israeli army posts from inside Syria "extremely worrying" and said Israel had the right to defend itself.
Avigdor Liberman, the Israeli defense minister, said, "If Iran hits us with a drizzle here, we will hit them with a downpour there".
Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov called for dialogue between Israel and Iran following Israeli strikes on Iranian targets in Syria that marked a sharp escalation between the two enemies. I think right now the Israelis are focused less on the immediate aftermath of the American walk-away from the JCPOA and more on what needs to be done to prevent the Iranians from establishing themselves within Syria.
Israel blames Hezbollah for attacks on its interests overseas including in Argentina where the 1992 bombing of the Israeli embassy kills 29 people and a 1994 attack on a Jewish community centre leaves 85 dead. On Thursday, Israeli jets destroyed intelligence sites, weapons storage centres, and Syrian air defence systems.
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"Even with the best intention, nobody can bring Iran and Israel to the same table", said Malashenko.
As tensions escalated, especially in its northern region bordering Syria, the Israeli Premier called upon the worldwide community to prevent "the Iranian Al-Quds force from establishing itself in Syria".
A prominent Iranian cleric on Friday threatened two Israeli cities with destruction if the Jewish state "acts foolishly" and attacks its interests again, while thousands of protesters demonstrated against President Donald Trump's withdrawal from the Iranian nuclear deal with world powers.
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But Abolfazl Hassan Beige, a member of Iran's parliamentary national security committee, accused Israel of "lying" about the strikes, denying any Iranian involvement in Wednesday's alleged missile attack in the Golan Heights.
Israeli officials have expressed disappointment that neither the US nor Russian Federation has committed to prevent the Iranian military from striking root permanently in Syria.
"Get rid of the Iranians and maybe it will be possible to have a different kind of life", Lieberman added.
Al-Kisweh was identified previous year as the site of a possible Iranian base in Syria, and has been hit several times by reported Israeli airstrikes.
Israel struck back with its heaviest air strikes in Syria since the start of the Syrian civil war in 2011, saying it had attacked almost all of Iran's military infrastructure in the country.
Iran has an advantage here because it is already on the winning side in the wars in Syria and Iraq.
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